Skip to main content

Wastewater Operator Training Course

By Practical Applications

Our team is passionate about applied science and engineering. We’re equally passionate about continued learning, which is why we offer our specialized 8-week wastewater operator exam prep course. This course is designed to prepare participants for a career as an Industrial Grade 2 Wastewater Operator.

The course is led by Practical Applications’ founder and CEO Gary Broberg. Gary earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and has had a long and successful career as a Professional Engineer. Gary’s extensive background in wastewater services allows him to provide real-life context while teaching the principles of wastewater operator training.

Class Schedule

We currently have the following  courses scheduled:

Industrial Grade 2 Wastewater Operator Training Course - Fall 2022 (September 14th - November 2nd)
Industrial Grade 2 Wastewater Operator Training Course - Spring 2023 (March 22nd - May 10th)

About the Course

Our course will prepare you for a career as an Industrial Grade 2 Wastewater Operator. The course is MA DEP Board certified, and upon completion of the class, you will earn 24 training contact hours (TCH).

1

Class 1

• About The Exam
• Wastewater Chemistry Math Introduction
• Regulations
2

Class 2

• Acids and Bases, pH
• Flow Math
• Industrial Sources and Pollutants
• Flow Measurement
3

Class 3

• Dosage Math
• Wastewater Treatment Basics
• Preliminary Treatment, Sedimentation, Solids Loading
4

Class 4

• Pressure Math
• Equipment: Pumps, Valves, Air Compressors
5

Class 5

• Specific Gravity, Temp Conversion
• Sampling and Laboratory
• Fixed Film Treatment
• Organic Loading
6

Class 6

• Oxidation
• Activated Sludge
• Anaerobic Digestion
7

Class 7

• Solids Handling
• Sludge De-watering
• Disinfection
• De-chlorination
8

Class 8

• Health and Safety

Praise from Past Participants

Request More Information

We offer courses in the Winter, Spring, and Fall. Please contact us for more information about our next available wastewater operator course.